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Rowe seeks federal compensation for hosting nuclear waste at former atomic power plant via Mass Live

ROWE — Yankee Rowe Nuclear Power Station shut down in 1992, and was demolished and decommissioned by 2007, but the fenced and isolated site on the upper Deerfield River still hosts 127 tons of spent fuel and high-level radioactive waste … Continue reading

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Fukushima railway decontamination waste to total 300,000 cubic meters via Nuclear-News

FUKUSHIMA – An estimated 300,000 cubic meters of waste will be generated as a result of radioactive decontamination work in a suspended section of East Japan Railway Co.’s Joban Line in Fukushima Prefecture, Jiji Press learned Saturday. Decontamination work is … Continue reading

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Turkey coup attempt raises fears over safety of US nuclear stockpile via The Guardian

About 50 nuclear bombs are stored at Incirlik airbase, which was closed after Turkey claimed coup plotters used it The attempted coup in Turkey on Friday and the subsequent closure of the Incirlik airbase in the south of the country … Continue reading

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French nuclear waste will triple after decommissioning: agency via Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – The amount of nuclear waste stored in France will triple once all its nuclear installations have been decommissioned, which will boost the need for storage facilities, French nuclear waste agency Andra said. In a report released on … Continue reading

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Loving [hearts] nuclear waste via Aljazeera USA

This is a tale of two cities. Or counties … or prefectures. One of those places, Loving County, Texas, somewhere between El Paso and Odessa, is practically a ghost town, with about 95 people scattered across an area twice the … Continue reading

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Utah weighing threats of storing depleted uranium — from meteor strikes to ants via Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — When figuring out if it is going to be safe to allow large quantities of depleted uranium to be buried in the desert 65 miles west of Salt Lake City, the state of Utah has to … Continue reading

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150,000 tons of radioactive Fukushima waste left in the open, away from storage via Japan Daily Press

In addition to TEPCO’s problem with how to manage the radioactive water from the defunct Fukushima nuclear plant, it was found that there still remain about 150,000 tons of radioactive waste that has not been properly stored. Besides contaminated soil, … Continue reading

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Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage (US, 2011) via the Nuclear Energy Institute

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【Petition】Sign on to four principles on radioactive waste, including no more generation via Nuclear Information and Resource Service

December 18, 2012 Earlier this year, a federal court threw out the fundamental underpinning of the NRC’s radioactive waste policy–the agency’s Waste Confidence rule. In a nutshell, that rule stated that the NRC had confidence that highly radioactive irradiated fuel … Continue reading

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Idaho Task Force Considers Nuclear Waste via Boise State Public Radio

Idaho’s Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission offered 60 preliminary recommendations. The goal is to strengthen the role of nuclear energy in Idaho and establish a future for one of the state’s largest employers, the Idaho National Lab. At least one … Continue reading

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